Why Unsolicited Advice Can Ruin Relationships

The Matt Townsend Show

  • Sep 5, 2018 1:00 pm
  • 49:16

Richard Joelson, Ph.D., has been a clinical social work psychotherapist, educator, and administrator for 46 years. He has practiced social work in various places including Liberia, and has his own private practice in New York. It can be tempting to want to fix everyone’s problems and immediately go into psychoanalyst mode to figure out how you can help them. But sometimes, even with the best intentions, giving advice can do more harm than good. Dr. Joelson author of the book, “Help Me! A Psychotherapist’s Tried-and- True Techniques for a Happier Relationship with Yourself and the People You Love,” teaches us why unsolicited advice can ruin relationships and how we can communicate better.

The Most Overlooked Resource in Fighting Violent Extremism? Moms

29:40 MINS

Daniel Koehler is the director of the German Institute on Radicalization and Deradicalization Studies. He studied religious studies, political sciences and economics at Princeton University and Free University Berlin. He has since conducted risk assessment and deradicalization evaluations of terrorist offenders in prison and trained various U.S. government agencies. He is also a fellow at George Washington University's Program on Extremism. According to experts on violent extremism, Islamic State recruitment in the United States is reaching record levels. ISIS recruiting efforts have shifted their focus to young adults and even young teenagers. Daniel Koehler believes mothers are an important resource in combating violent extremism.

Daniel Koehler is the director of the German Institute on Radicalization and Deradicalization Studies. He studied religious studies, political sciences and economics at Princeton University and Free University Berlin. He has since conducted risk assessment and deradicalization evaluations of terrorist offenders in prison and trained various U.S. government agencies. He is also a fellow at George Washington University's Program on Extremism. According to experts on violent extremism, Islamic State recruitment in the United States is reaching record levels. ISIS recruiting efforts have shifted their focus to young adults and even young teenagers. Daniel Koehler believes mothers are an important resource in combating violent extremism.